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Go East Anglia Managing Director to take on new role leading Go-Ahead’s Fastrack operations in Kent

  • Experienced bus industry leader Gavin Smith to head up the team responsible for the Fastrack contract in Kent
  • Rupert Cox, currently working in business development at Go East Anglia appointed as MD on an interim basis
  • The Fastrack contract will run for 15-years with Go-Ahead operating routes from November 2024 
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Go-Ahead announces Board appointment to drive UK and international growth

  • UK’s leading public transport operator announces new Non-Executive Director
  • Louise Cheeseman will join the Board of the Go-Ahead Group from July 1st
  • Her appointment will bring greater diversity in thinking and strengthen the Board with recognised industry expertise and experience to support Go Ahead’s strong growth strategy
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Go-Ahead Celebrates ‘Best Apprenticeship Programme’ in Transport

Go-Ahead proudly announces its outstanding achievement at the Apprenticeship Guide Awards, with accolades for its apprenticeship programme at Go-Ahead London.

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Go-Ahead Group Announces Corporate Sponsorship for Women in Bus and Coach (WiBC)

Go-Ahead Group is proud to announce its partnership with the Women in Bus in Coach (WiBC) as a corporate sponsor, further solidifying its commitment to promoting equality, diversity, and inclusivity in the workplace.

Go-Ahead bus driver using Tranzaura app for vehicle checks

Go-Ahead accelerates digital transformation for vehicle inspections in UK regional bus operations

  • Tranzaura app will be rolled-out to digitally transform Go-Ahead's bus fleet maintenance processes
  • Go-Ahead commits to enhanced efficiency and safety of bus networks for millions of customers across the UK
  • The five-year partnership will ensure better reliability across ten of Go-Ahead’s bus operations
GoAhead Women bus on route 132

Go-Ahead's blue London buses to drive diversity with more women behind the wheel

  • The ‘Go-Ahead Women’ buses are a part of a national recruitment campaign to encourage more women bus drivers 
  • The blue double decker buses will be operating on Go-Ahead London route 132 from Bexleyheath to North Greenwich
  • The Group aims to attract 1,500 women drivers to its UK and Ireland bus operations in a major recruitment drive
  • The Group plans to invest £15.5 million to create inclusive environments and offer eight weeks of paid training for new recruits
Electric chargers at a Go-Ahead bus company

The Go-Ahead Group reaches a milestone with over 1100 zero emission buses - a leader in the UK

• The Go-Ahead Group adds 201 zero emission buses to its regional fleets
• Six of Go-Ahead’s regional bus companies celebrate a share of £112 million joint investment
• Go-Ahead's zero emission bus total exceeds 1100 - the largest in the UK
• The investment will help Go-Ahead reach its decarbonisation targets by 2035

GoAhead Women bus drivers at the launch event

Go-Ahead plans to recruit 1,500 women bus drivers, aiming for 50% gender equality by 2035

  • Go-Ahead sets an ambitious target to achieve 50% gender equality by 2035 in its bus divisions
  • The Group plans to invest £8 million to create inclusive environments and training opportunities
  • New recruits will receive eight weeks of fully paid training estimated to be an investment of £7.5 million in total
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A journey for every man, woman, and child in England: Go-Ahead sells 60 million bus tickets at £2

  • Go-Ahead has sold more £2 tickets than the population of England since national bus fare cap began
  • Big boosts in passenger numbers on longer routes in Sussex, Yorkshire, and Buckinghamshire
  • Government’s “Get Around for £2” scheme helps safeguard routes and support customers with the cost of living